Tag Archives: daily living aids

Online resources for lipreading/speechreading

Something struck me the other day–for all that deaf and hard of hearing people are encouraged to lipread/speechread, there aren’t a lot of classes offered for it around here. You can always practice with DVDs with captions on, or–now that … Continue reading

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Mobility aid review: Crutcheze AirFlex forearm crutch cuff covers

A while ago, I switched from regular Crutcheze cuff pads to their newer Air Flex. The Air Flex padding is much more comfortable for me. The fabric itself is thick, so it feels like the whole cuff is cushioned; I … Continue reading

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Bionic Multitask gloves discontinued

Not the post I wanted to write — I owe a post on the uses of Android which are not input — but thought it would be useful to some people. Bionic is discontinuing the Multitask arthritis glove, and it’s … Continue reading

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Millennial forearm crutch update

So it’s been about a year since I got my stick, and I’ve been using it heavily on concrete for the last half. Overall, I’m pleased with the way it’s held up.

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Strongarm cane review: OW!

So I’m back, I think — my health went to hell for a bit, off and on. There are times the weakness or stiffness is bad enough that I feel weird even moving around my apartment, but it seemed like … Continue reading

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Quick tip: “ergonomic” vs. “anatomic”

Just a quick note, which I should have mentioned earlier. There’s an occasional regional difference when you’re talking about anatomical and/or ergonomic crutch handles. “Anatomical” and “ergonomic” seem to be used interchangeably on US sites to describe the broad handle … Continue reading

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Hand shoes: an inventory of gloves arthritis and otherwise

I cannot walk barehanded when I’m using the stick.

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